Dr. James Cleland
BHB, MBChB, FRACP
James is a New Zealander who completed primary medical qualification in 1995. He traveled to the US in 1998 where he completed his advanced specialist training in 2002 at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
After completing further fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular disease at the same institution, he was admitted to the faculty of Neurology at the University of Rochester as Assistant Professor in 2004.
He has been in independent practice since that time as a General Adult Neurologist with subspecialty interest in neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine, with American Board certification in Neurology and also in Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He returned to New Zealand in late 2006 and has been employed as a Specialist Neurologist - initially at Waikato Hospital until 2010, and currently, at Auckland City and Middlemore Hospitals in Auckland.
James maintains an active research interest in muscle ion channel disorders, collaborating with an international consortium. He is a reviewer for the peer-reviewed journal, Muscle and Nerve, the main research publication for electrodiagnostic medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
James has completed close to 3000 electrodiagnostic consultations, and is happy to provide a full range of electrodiagnostic services.